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RATINGS: 485   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.33   IBU: 18   EST. CALORIES: 162   ABV: 5.4%
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Session Black is short, dark and totally drinkable. The initial tastes are a subtle pairing of caramel and chocolate malt flavors with precise hopping to provide an elegant citrus background to the delicate finish of dark cocoa.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - SEP 7, 2009
dark brown cola color with a small tan head. smells and tastes like a brown version of the regular session... black barley, cocoa, raisins (without the sugar), some coffee/nuttiness and a dry roasty finish. it even has some grapefruit in there... just like it’s older brother. medium bodied with an extremely easy to drink creamy texture. 7/3/7/4/15/3.6

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
llcooldave (1118) - San Antonio, Texas, USA - SEP 6, 2009
Musky cardboard aroma. Not really that black looking, almost brown leather actually. Slight roasted malt flavor with coffee aftertaste. I’ve had better Schwartz biers but at least this one was smooth and drinkable.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
VitaminR (540) - Colorado, USA - SEP 5, 2009
Lightly roasted raisin nose. Blackish/brown color with deep ruby hue, medium frothy tan head. Subtle dark chocolate sprinkle sweetness, solid clean bitterness provides balance. Big carbonation, medium body, clean crisp chocolate finish. Well crafted beer with complexity, the chocolate notes are extremely subtle and beer comes across as refreshing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BrewDad (5040) - Olympia, Washington, USA - SEP 4, 2009
11oz Stubby – Gravity Beer Market – Olympia, .WA
Aroma: Big dark malt and lager like aroma
Appearance: Brown in color, clear with a light head.
Flavor: Nice dark malt with a lager buttery flavor. Very balanced.
Palate: Dry Finish, with a Great Mouthfeel.
Overall: A great session dark beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
beersearcher (2382) - Glendale, California, USA - SEP 3, 2009
The roastier sibling to the original session. Aroma is muted but evident. Dark brown color. Well balanced beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
drowland (6169) - Valdosta, Georgia, USA - SEP 1, 2009
A cute little bottle fondled over to me by Cavie and poured into a pint glass. The pour is dark brown with a tiny white head on top. The aroma is big sweet lager all the way with touches of roast. The entry is suprisingly sweet and finishes with plenty of roasty dryness. As I went through it I could swear I kept tasting cinnamon as well. The body is light and the mouthfeel is smooth and carbonated to go down easy.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
LiebeBier (808) - Annapolis, Maryland, USA - AUG 30, 2009
I always enjoy a nice shwarz with a nice burnt malt flavor and this doesnt disapoint. Very enjoyable

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SudsMcDuff (5944) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - AUG 29, 2009
caramel and tar hit the deck .. . easy to drink, even for a golliwog .. . not much foam, but a good session black lager, for some odd reason.. . the warm up brew for the F.S revolution#9 anniversary party! ..

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
bhensonb (11531) - Woodland, California, USA - AUG 25, 2009
Bottle from Liquid Solutions. Pours a rather darkish ruby with a slim beige head. Aromas of dark malt and chocolate. Medium body with firm carbonation. There’s some light fruit beneath the dark malt and chocolate. Rather refreshing. Good drink. Finishes towards bitter.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fidel (1302) - Livermore, California, USA - AUG 25, 2009
Poured dark amber brown, roasted malts, creamy chocolate, nutty, slight dark fruits, slight coffee.

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